Religion and Faith

News of LGBT and allied people of faith, and stories that show the ways in which people of faith interact with the LGBT community

October 29, 2013

Gay Men's Health Crisis hosts HIV and spirituality forum

The Gay Men's Health Crisis (GMHC) held it's first in a series of discussions to help those who are HIV positive reconnect with their spirituality for healthier living.

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November 6, 2013

Anti-LGBT violence in Africa, an Oregon pastor's acceptance of his son, and LGBT people in Ecuador: LGBT Religion News Summary for 11/06

A summary of recent stories at the intersection of faith and LGBT life.

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October 28, 2013

Customers leave anti-gay note instead of gratuity after "excellent" service

A twenty year old Kansas man who is a server at Carrabba's Italian Grill was denied a tip by a couple he provided service to. The couple acknowledged the "excellent" job he did, but instead of acknowledging his excellent service by tipping him, the couple wrote him a message on the back of the check about their objection to his sexual orientation and used their understanding of God to support their decision not to tip.

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October 28, 2013

Methodist Bishop defies Alabama Bishop and will preside at gay couple's wedding

Retired United Methodist Bishop Melvin Talbert arrived in Birmingham Alabama on Friday to preside at the wedding of Joe Openshaw and Bobby Prince on Saturday. It will be the first public marriage of a gay couple presided over by a United Methodist bishop.

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October 25, 2013

Ministry supports Catholic LGBT individuals and allies

New Ways Ministry attempts to change the culture in the Catholic Church, attempting to make it a welcoming place for LGBT persons.

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North Carolina Moral Mondays founder to speak on "Jim Crow 2.0"

The Reverend Dr. William Barber II, voting rights and LGBT equality advocate, will be delivering an address, entitled "Disappearing Civil Rights: The Rise of Jim Crow 2.0," at Andover Newton Theological School in Boston on Tuesday, November 5.

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